During the summer of the millennium year a flower festival - a celebration of Christianity - was held in the church from the 15-16 July 2000 Christ Church thanked all the above individuals, churches, schools and organisations who have participated in the Millennium Flower Festival. Proceeds went towards Filabusi Windmill Project (part of the Kingston-Matabeleland link), and towards the Christ Church building fund.
Illustrations 1, 2 & 3
Arrangers: Marl Lawrence & Monica Brown
“Then God said, ‘Let the earth put forth vegetation: plants yielding seed, and fruit trees of every kind on earth that bear fruit with the seed in it.’ And it was so. And God saw that it was good.” Genesis 1:11,12b.
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THE FRIENDS OF KING'S COLLEGE SCHOOL
Arrangers: Liz Levelle
“Then he said, ‘Jesus, remember me when you come into your kingdom.’ He replied, ‘Truly I tell you, today you will be with me in Paradise.’ ” Luke 23:42-43.
RAYNES PARK METHODIST CHURCH
Arrangers: Carole Hill & Jean D Reynolds
“Jesus said, ‘Do you not say four months more, then comes the harvest? But I tell you, look around you and see how the fields are ripe for harvesting.’ ” John 4:35.
6. The Water of Life
SACRED HEART CHURCH
Arrangers: Gaye HilI & Jane Ozborne
“Jesus said, ‘The water that I will give will become in them a spring of water welling up to eternal life.’ ” John 4:14
7. Prayer Petals
CHRIST CHURCH JUNIOR CHURCH
“Jesus said, ‘Ask, and it will be given you; search, and you will find; knock, and the door will be opened for you.’ ”
“We thank you that through the deep waters of death you brought your Son, and raised him to life in triumph ... Receive this light. This is to show that you have passed from darkness to light.” The Baptism Service.
“When I am dead
Cry for me a little
Think of me sometimes
But not too much
Think of me now and again
As I was in life
At some moments it is pleasant to recall
But not for long
Leave me in peace
And I shall leave you in peace
And while you live
Let your thoughts be with the living”
An Indian Prayer - Traditional.
WIMBLEDON FLORAL DECORATION SOCIETY
Arrangers: Audrey Jeffery & Jenny Traynor
“Praise the Lord! Let everything that has breath praise the Lord!” Psalm 150:1, 6.
WEST WIMBLEDON SOCIETY
Arranger: Joyce Elvidge
“Jesus said, ‘Peace I leave with you; my peace I give to you. I do not give to you as the world gives. Do not let your hearts be troubled, and do not let them be afraid.’ ”
12. The Burning Bush
ST MARY’S CHURCH, WIMBLEDON
Arranger: Margaret Kerr
“The angel of the Lord appeared to Moses in a flame of fire
out of the bush.” Exodus 3:2.
13-16. Resurrection - Easter
CHRIST CHURCH FLOWER GROUP
“And the Word was made flesh and lived among us, and we have seen his glory full of grace and truth.” John 1:14.
“The angel said to the women, ‘Do not be afraid: I know that you are looking for Jesus who was crucified. He is not here, for he has been raised, as he said.’ ” Matthew 28:5-6.
“Alleluia! Christ is risen.” Easter greeting.
CHRIST CHURCH FLOWER GROUP
“Then Jesus, crying with a loud voice, said ‘Father, into your hands I commend my Spirit.’ ” Luke 23:46.
WIMBLEDON NATIONAL TRUST ASSOCIATION
Arranger: Pat Walton
“For as often as you eat this bread and drink the cup, you proclaim the Lord's death until he comes.” ICorinthians 11:26.
THE STUDY PREPARATORY SCHOOL
Arrangers: Mrs A Williams & Mrs J Seckington and Year 6 girls
“A friend loves for ever.” Proverbs 17:17.
Arranger: Anne Wake
“Jesus said, ‘I have said these things to you so that my joy may be in you, and that your joy may be complete.’ ”
Illustration 22 & 23
ST MATTHEW’S CHURCH, RAYNES PARK
Arrangers: Ann Peeks & Brenda Sykes
“Jesus said, ‘I am the bright and morning star.’ ” Revelation 22:16.
TRINITY UNITED REFORMED CHURCH
Arrangers: Gwendell Sutton & Sue Lewis
“Divided tongues, as of fire, appeared among them, and they began to speak in other languages, as the Spirit gave them ability.” Acts 2:3-4.
ST MARK’S CHURCH, WIMBLEDON
Arranger: Marlene Davie
“They heard the sound of the Lord God walking in the garden at the time of the evening breeze.” Genesis 3:8.
HOLY CROSS, MOTSPUR PARK
Arrangers: Gaye Burrows & Margaret Barratt
“God is love, and those who live in love live in God; and God lives in them.” 1John 4:16.
Arrangers: Hollymount Pupils and Parent Teacher Association
“Thank you, God, for holidays
In the lovely summer days,
For our picnic, for our fun,
For our playing in the sun.
Make us good, with smiling faces,
So our homes are friendly places,
And the helpful things we do
make all our families happy too.”
28-29. Gifts & Talents
Illustration 28 & 29
BLOSSOM HOUSE SCHOOL
Table arrangements created by the pupils of Blossom House.
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